- Affidavit reveals DHS allegations against parents of 36 children seized from Tony Alamo church
- Council children’s services slammed
- NY Couple Victim of Multistate Adoption Scam
- Attorneys outline arguments in foster child strangling case
- Pat Lockerd: Little goes long way for children in foster care
- National child abuse registry to be launched
- County commissioner questions proposed child welfare changes
- Our view: Hold DCF accountable for Wisconsin Shares
- Too many children being taken into care says social services chief
- Former worker speaks about Birmingham social services department
- District Judge Miley granted temporary protective order against husband
- Foster parents arrested over abuse charges
|Affidavit reveals DHS allegations against parents of 36 children seized from Tony Alamo church
Posted: 08 Oct 2009 04:23 AM PDT
The Arkansas Department of Human Services and the Miller County Department of Human Services have kept mum about why they took 36 children of members of the Tony Alamo Christian Ministries into custody in two separate police and child protective services raids a year ago. Since Family Court judge Joe Griffin issued a gag order, the parents have not been able to talk about the charges.
Posted: 08 Oct 2009 04:17 AM PDT
A family recently violated by OKDHS is seeking others who have interest in being included in a possible class action lawsuit. Anyone interested should contact “Family Bond Matters” <email@example.com>
|Council children’s services slammed
Posted: 07 Oct 2009 11:08 AM PDT
Birmingham’s social services have been slammed over the deaths of children in care
|NY Couple Victim of Multistate Adoption Scam
Posted: 07 Oct 2009 10:16 AM PDT
An attorney who claimed his own experience as an adopted child motivated him to help people seeking to start families is suspected of running a Ponzi-like scheme that ripped off couples from New York to Texas, promising kids that didn’t exist.
|Attorneys outline arguments in foster child strangling case
Posted: 07 Oct 2009 09:09 AM PDT
Testimony began Tuesday in the trial of a Hamblen County man accused of killing his foster child. 54-year-old Ken Taylor is charged with first degree murder in the choking death of 16-year-old Jordan Kaleb Shelton in November of 2007.
|Pat Lockerd: Little goes long way for children in foster care
Posted: 07 Oct 2009 09:08 AM PDT
A dam is about to break. Reports of child abuse in North Texas have increased by 15,000 in the last three years. And, because incidents of child abuse and neglect increase during tough economic times, this year, we could see a record increase.
|National child abuse registry to be launched
Posted: 07 Oct 2009 08:49 AM PDT
Princess Adela bint Abdullah is to launch on Wednesday a national child abuse registry that is being set up by the National Safety Program to help counter incidents of child abuse in the Kingdom.
|County commissioner questions proposed child welfare changes
Posted: 07 Oct 2009 08:30 AM PDT
Some of the recommendations a gubernatorial task force is proposing to improve the state’s child welfare system would be detrimental, not beneficial, to the well-being of children and more costly for El Paso County, said Commissioner Sallie Clark.
|Our view: Hold DCF accountable for Wisconsin Shares
Posted: 07 Oct 2009 08:19 AM PDT
It has become a weekly ritual. On Monday, the Department of Children and Families announced that it stopped Wisconsin Shares payments to
|Too many children being taken into care says social services chief
Posted: 07 Oct 2009 08:15 AM PDT
Too many children are being taken into care in Birmingham because social workers lack basic information or the skills to judge whether youngsters are really at risk of abuse or neglect, the man appointed to shake up the city’s social services has claimed.
|Former worker speaks about Birmingham social services department
Posted: 07 Oct 2009 08:13 AM PDT
A former social worker has spoken about her experience working within the social services team at Birmingham City Council.
|District Judge Miley granted temporary protective order against husband
Posted: 07 Oct 2009 07:50 AM PDT
District Judge Stefany Miley applied for and was granted a temporary protective order against her husband who was arrested on domestic abuse charges last week, court documents obtained Monday said.
|Foster parents arrested over abuse charges
Posted: 07 Oct 2009 07:24 AM PDT
A couple who went on the run with their foster daughters after being told they could not adopt them have been arrested for allegedly physically abusing them.